WADA threatened prosecutions after a visit to Moscow


Craig Ridotto: Aziz Karimov / Reuters

The head of the world anti-doping Agency (WADA) Craig reedy said that the visit to Moscow may be the reason for new trials. The organization cites on its website.

“If the mission will succeed in obtaining access to data [Moscow anti-doping laboratory], we will emerge from the prolonged deadlock and, perhaps, to excite a lot of cases,” — said the head of WADA.

The Agency’s specialists will arrive in Russia on 9 January. They were supposed to arrive before 31 December, but to the laboratory in Moscow has passed the certification of the equipment, so the visit was postponed, which resulted in calls to re-impose sanctions on RUSADA.

The Ministry explained that the work on provision of the WADA laboratory data was conducted three months together with RUSADA and the Investigative Committee. “This required the coordination of a large number of procedural matters, including list of equipment used. At the moment, all technical issues are resolved,” — said the Agency.

The next meeting of the Committee on compliance RUSADA of the WADA code will take place on 14 or 15 Jan.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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